8/14/17 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME’s 8/14/17 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.


If Monday Had A Face


Say the wake word followed by any of the statements or queries below.

Tell me a left hand fact.

Tell me a back to school joke.
Multiple responses.

Tell me a golf joke.
Multiple responses.

Tell me a baseball joke.
Multiple responses.

What’s the difference between Under Pressure and Ice Ice Baby?

Will computers take over the world?

Are you spying on me?

Who is your boss?

You right.

Who is your favorite painter?

Who is your favorite photographer?

Tell me a fact about the movie [movie title].
This one is very cool! There are multiple facts available for most movies, I think they’re pulled from the trivia section on IMDB. I asked about Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Big Lebowski, The Matrix, and The Princess Bride. Did you know Princess Bride writer William Goldman thought Carrie Fisher was the ideal choice to play Buttercup? Well now you do.


Note for US owners of Echo, Dot and Tap: All August long, you can listen to the unabridged Audible audiobook of Cosmos by Carl Sagan, narrated by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Seth McFarlane, LeVar Burton and others, for free. Just ask Alexa to, “Read Cosmos.”